ATI Drivers Update Utility
ATI Drivers Update Utility is an approachable software utility that automatically identifies outdated ATI drivers and offers to download the latest versions.
It features an intuitive set of options that can be easily handled by all types of users, regardless of whether they are experienced with this type of software not. It is certainly easier than looking into Device Manager for the outdated drivers and finding updates online.
Quick install and clean UI
The setup procedure does not take a long time to finish. As far as the interface is concerned, ATI Drivers Update Utility adopts a regular window with a neatly organized structure, where you can start the scanning procedure with one click.
Extensive driver support
The tool looks into drivers for the sound card, webcam, USB, router, printer, monitor, video card, Bluetooth, motherboard, DVD and others. Scan results show the name of the outdated drivers along with their newest version, and provides one-click access to downloading and installing updated for the seleted items.
Driver backup and restoration
In addition, ATI Drivers Update Utility contains a backup and restore feature which comes in handy if Windows starts experiencing issues after the driver updates. The tool can also be set to include hidden devices in the scan, automatically download all new drivers, power off the computer on job completion, run at system startup until further notice, as well as to automatically download and install updates when found. Settings can be restored to default at any time.
Performance and conclusion
The app does not put a strain on PC performance, as it runs on low CPU and RAM. It worked smoothly during our tests, without causing Windows to hang, crash or pop up error dialogs. However, the demo version does not permit users to download driver updates. On top of that, the app is overwhelming when it comes to system tray notifications. Users should resort to other products for downloading and installing ATI drivers, preferably cheaper ones. For example, Driver Booster is free.